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CHS, WinField Celebrate Opening Of Minden Store

CHS and WinField celebrated the opening of their new CHS Seed and Agronomy center in Minden on August 27th. Staff from both companies hosted producers and other community members at a grand opening to preview the unique partnership pilot project. The new retail site located in the industrial tract o...

Fresh Look, Fresh Food Found At Mason’s Market

Mason’s Market in Minden has a new look in its aisles after a renovation project. Owners Craig Space and his son Riley Space said that the improvements they made recently in the deli, produce and dairy sections, and beer and spirits area are designed to better serve their customers. “We started ...

Pheasants Forever Raising Funds For Local Programs

The Kearney County Pheasants Forever Chapter is planning their 10th annual Banquet on September 24th. The event which includes a dinner and auction is an important fundraiser for the chapter’s activities and programs. Chapter President Chris Birkestrand said that the Pheasants Forever organization...

From A Bustling City To Small Town Life

Amanda Mota from Fortaleza, Brazil is attending Minden Public Schools this year through the Rotary Youth Exchange program. The soft-spoken, 17 year-old who loves movies and reading arrived in Minden on August 7th and is enrolled as a senior. Some of her first impressions of Minden and the area were ...

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County Valuation Hits $1.67 Billion

Kearney County property valuations for 2014 went up 28 percent overall from last year to a record level of $1.67 billion.That’s more than double last year’s 11 percent jump from $1.16 billion in 2012...

Local Students Score Higher Than State Average On AC

An annual report recently released from ACT shows that a majority of the country’s graduates are ill-prepared for success in college. The ACT’s findings in their annual report, The Condition of College...

Volunteers Keep Meals On Wheels Rolling For 40 Years

For forty years, Meals on Wheels volunteers have been delivering nutritious meals to senior citizens or other home bound individuals in Minden. In addition to a hot lunch, the program benefits senior citizens...

Minden Schools Sets Facility Tour Dates For High School

The Minden Public School Board of Education held its monthly meeting on August 12 in the C.L. Jones Media Center. Dr. Melissa Wheelock gave the board a summary of her superintendent report including three...

1:1 Computing Expands In Schools

Two area schools are expanding one-to-one computing for their students this school year. Axtell Community Schools and C.L. Jones Middle School in Minden are both launching broader initiatives that will...

Family Comedy Sure To Get Big Laughs

Minden Voters Will Decide On Sale Tax Increase

Familiar Faces Fill Provider Staff At Minden Clinic

Champ At Keeping Order

Strike Up The Band

Axtell Fire Department Rated In Top Three Percent

City Holds Public Water Forum

Gloria Becker Recognized For Adoption Advocacy

Relay For Life Begins Friday Evening

Dedication On August 6 For Baseball Scoreboard

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Whippets Open 2014 Season, Traveling To Take On Tigers

The Minden Whippet softball team opened its 2014 season on Thursday traveling to Hastings Smith Softball Complex to take on the Class B Hastings Tigers. The Whippets got off to a rough as they were upended...

AgVenture Makes State Class B Junior State Tournament

The Kearney County AgVenture Juniors ended their season where most teams would like to--at the State Tournament. AgVenture went 1-2 at the tournament at Aurora and finished their fine season with a record...

First Bank Seniors Lose To McCook In District Play

The First Bank Seniors played their final game of the 2014 season on July 20 competing in the elimination round of the Class B-6 district tournament held in Cozad. The Seniors opened district play with...

AgVenture Wins Districts, Heads To State

District Champions! That’s a moniker that can be applied to the Kearney County AgVenture Juniors baseball team. The District B5 tournament was held in Central City on July 11-16 and AgVenture outlasted...

First Bank Splits Its Games At Districts

The First Bank Senior Legion baseball team began its 2014 district tournament on July 18 at Cozad by taking on Gothenburg. First Bank was able to post a 6-3 win in seven innings to advance to the next...

Junior Golf Completes Another Successful Season

Seniors Fall To Holdrege

Juniors Post Win Over Gothenburg

GI Tops First Bank

AgVenture Picks Up Two More Wins Against Grand Island, Aurora

Aurora Holds Off First Bank Seniors

Seniors Fall To Holdrege

Matt Exstrom’s 11 Strikeouts Lead First Bank To 6-0 Victory

First Bank Suffers Home Loss To GI

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